International Journal of Social Economics: Volume 37 Issue 10


Table of contents - Special Issue: Edited Ethics: Corporate Governance and Kantian Scholarship

Guest Editors: Patrick A. McNutt

Edited ethics: corporate governance and Kant's philosophy

Patrick A. McNutt

The purpose of this paper is to address the debate on an ethical foundation underpinning modern corporate governance and to argue that an ethical foundation is absent in the…


Kantian ethics within transaction cost economics

Xavier Duran, Patrick McNutt

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first to add to the debate on trust and opportunism within transaction cost economics (TCE) and second to describe a partial solution, a code…


Unity of knowledge versus Kant's heteronomy with a reference to the problem of money, finance and real economy relations in a new global financial architecture

Masudul Alam Choudhury

The paper aims to offer a new perspective casting original light on the foundational socio‐scientific argumentation premised on the application of the epistemology of unity of…

“Green” company or “green” consumers: a Kantian retrospective

Fulong‐Daniel Feng

The purpose of this short paper is to re‐examine corporate social responsibility (CSR) in terms of the ethical criterion of “greenness” through an assessment of one company's…


Theoretical tensions between regulation, governance, and strategic behaviour in a federated world order

Emanuela Todeva

The paper seeks to explore Kant's formulations on universal good will, perfect moral order, and universal peace, and the notion that the world's citizenship should be organised in…

The ethics of enterprise risk management as a key component of corporate governance

Elena Demidenko, Patrick McNutt

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first to add to the debate on good governance and ethics of enterprise risk management (ERM) and second to describe an ethical maturity scale…


Compliance: an over‐looked business strategy

Clelia L. Rossi

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the merits of self‐regulation and the art of embedding it within an organisation, not as a secondary activity but as a core and fundamental…

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